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First vote tabulation shows Dye leading Goulet

First vote tabulation shows Dye leading Goulet

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

As of Tuesday night's midterm ballot count, it appears incumbent Mary Dye (R) will maintain her grasp on the Position 1 seat to represent Washington’s 9th Legislative District in the state capital. Her challenger Jennifer Goulet (D) has received 32.3 percent of the 33,519 votes counted in the first...

County treasurer too close to call as of Tuesday night

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

In primary voter tabulations Tuesday night, the race for Whitman County treasurer ended too close to call with Christina Nelson leading at 51.1 percent and Mark Clinton at 48.9 percent. Both candidates ran as Republicans. Clinton said he was “a little disappointed" at being down by roughly 100 votes...

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have recently discovered that Native American tribes in the Northwest grew and smoked tobacco long before scientists and historians previously thought. David Gang, a professor in the Institute of Biological Chemistry, and Shannon Tushingham, an assistant professor and director of the...

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and discussed recreation fees at its meeting Monday night. After WSU and the City of Pullman wrote resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, GPSA decided to do the same, Senator Jeremiah Sataraka said. “Based off of that,...

Coug Bikes offers free rides on Election Day

Coug Bikes offers free rides on Election Day

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

As part of a corporate initiative to increase voter turnout, the company that owns Coug Bikes is making the bikes free for everyone to use on Election Day. The service will run all day Tuesday, Coug Bikes Coordinator Donald Schmit said. Students can activate their free rides by going to the Social...

Former football player sues Pullman PD

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A former WSU football player has sued the Pullman Police Department, the City of Pullman and two individual officers for the use of excessive force and false reporting stemming from a February 2017 incident at Bob’s Corner Market. Treshon Broughton claims his Fourth and 14th Amendment rights, as...

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s University Recreation is running a month-long program filled with activities and events to promote Movember. Movember is a charity that was started in 2003 with the goal of growing mustaches to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues. It started its focus on prostate cancer and...

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

the ASWSU Student Veteran Committee has organized several events leading up to Veterans Day.

When dad doesn’t come to town

When dad doesn’t come to town

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Some might say distance makes the heart grow fonder. For some out-of-state WSU students, Dad’s Weekend might just give them a reason to give their dads a call. Melanie Murray, a sophomore pre-veterinary animal science major, said her dad could not attend because of the cost of traveling to and from San ...

Nonprofit, citizens sue USDA Forest Service

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News

Two local environmental groups have filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, alleging it violated federal law in the planned sale of a large crop of old growth timber located in the Nez Perce National Forest. The Windy-Shingle Project would log about 2,500 acres...

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

WSU trick-or-treaters collect for food pantry

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Volunteers went door-to-door Wednesday night in the Sunnyside and Pioneer Hill neighborhoods collecting canned goods for the WSU food pantry. The event was organized by graduate students from the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, part of CAHNRS. The third annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat...

City council discusses budget plans

City council discusses budget plans

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Representatives spoke about the 2019-20 budgets at a Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday. Funding will be provided to several different areas of Pullman including, but not limited to, public recreation centers, the local fire department and public water works, Mayor Glenn Johnson said. “Today...

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